Nov 11, 2013 9:47 AM by AP/CS
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Dr. Nicolas Bazan has been awarded the Professor Miroslaw M. Mossakowski Medal by the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Bazan is Boyd Professor and director of the LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence.
Named for the neuropathologist who helped found the medial research center at the Polish Academy of Sciences, the medal recognizes Bazan's contributions to research on neurodegenerative diseases.
Bazan received the award in association with his lecture at a neurochemical conference in Warsaw.